Techstars is hiring a

Director of Techstars Foundation

Boulder, United States

The Techstars Foundation was founded in September 2015. The Foundation provides grants and resources to organizations making a scalable difference in diversity in tech entrepreneurship. The Director position will include close collaboration with Founders of Techstars and Advisory Board members. This is a new and small foundation, thus, we are looking for someone who likes the tactical, day-to-day aspects of running a small organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead fundraising efforts, drawing from participation of Techstars’ Network and beyond
  • Manage grant request process including screening, selection and reporting
  • Facilitate relationships between grantees and Techstars’ Network to provide support
  • Run Advisory Board meetings and manage correspondence
  • Coordinate marketing efforts and campaigns
  • Report to Techstars Foundation Advisory Board with respect to financial investments and outcomes of those investments


  • 5 years of related experience in non-profits, ideally building and/or running a small foundation
  • Strong interest and discourse competence around technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital
  • Passionate about changing the ratio of diversity in technology
  • Someone who enjoys wearing many hats, doing anything and everything to get things done
  • Master storyteller
  • Experience with non-profit fundraising
  • Fits the Techstars’culture (people-oriented, adaptable, creative)
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or applicable work experience
  • Located in Boulder, CO strongly preferred, possible remote location based on candidate

Perks and Compensation:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Top-tier and multi-choice health insurance plans with generous employer contribution
  • Flexible Time Off Policy
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Deep exposure to Techstars’ network of 5000+ top caliber entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and corporations

About Techstars:

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO.

Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars supports every stage of the entrepreneurial journey – from early stage grassroots community development to more formal opportunities that provide education, experience, acceleration, funding, and beyond.

Techstars is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental handicaps or disabilities, marital status, Veteran status, sexual orientation, nor any other basis prohibited by law.